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ATHERTON

Big cost overrun on drainage, road project

ATHERTON: A project to fix drainage and roadway problems in an area of Atherton crossed the finish line with a price tag...

Original post made on Feb. 9, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Feb 13, 2012 at 6:59 pm | 8 comments | 1443 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

New state Assembly candidate speaks out

State Assemblyman Rich Gordon, D-Menlo Park, is no longer alone on the campaign trail. Republican Chengzhi "George" Yang,...

Original post made on Mar. 5, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 30, 2012 at 10:20 am | 8 comments | 1404 Views

MENLO PARK

Slocum ballot revised after complaint

Candidates for political office are expected to sing their own praises in hopes of swaying voters, but there are rules regarding...

Original post made on Mar. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Mar 24, 2012 at 4:40 pm | 8 comments | 1218 Views

MENLO PARK

Facebook, city to release development deal

Facebook and the city of Menlo Park will release this week the terms of a development agreement that will allow the social...

Original post made on Apr. 10, 2012
Last comment by SeanK, on Apr 19, 2012 at 6:23 pm | 8 comments | 1031 Views

OTHER TOPICS

Sequoia Healthcare District subsidy of Nursing Program

Sequoia Healthcare District has been granting $1,000,000/year since 2004 in subsidies to students enrolled in a Baccalaureate...

Original post made by Jack Hickey on Apr. 20, 2012
Last comment by Jack Hickey, on Dec 8, 2012 at 9:55 am | 8 comments | 2456 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Has town lost its soul over library issue?

Last week my daughter came to visit us in order to prepare for an upcoming wedding. We spoke of her childhood, her friends,...

Original post made on Apr. 29, 2012
Last comment by spite doesn't make right, on May 3, 2012 at 11:07 am | 8 comments | 1734 Views

AROUND TOWN

Kepler's launches fundraising campaign

Taking Kepler's Books into its new phase of life will cost money, and the transition team behind the revisioning of the iconic...

Original post made on May. 23, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on May 29, 2012 at 7:33 pm | 8 comments | 1369 Views

MENLO PARK

Kleiner Perkins lawsuit spotlights difficulties of proving discrimination

When a woman filed a lawsuit against a high-profile venture capital firm, it sparked a storm of discussion inside and outside...

Original post made on May. 25, 2012
Last comment by Fair article, on Jun 2, 2012 at 5:59 pm | 8 comments | 1387 Views

MENLO PARK

Atherton, Menlo Park continue talks on Facebook EIR dispute

Oh, the irony of it all: The very same company that has encouraged millions of "friends" to get all warm and fuzzy online...

Original post made on May. 30, 2012
Last comment by GOLLY, on Jun 3, 2012 at 2:49 pm | 8 comments | 1721 Views

AROUND TOWN

State Senate gives snitch tickets a facelift

The next time you get a snitch ticket in the mail, you may be able to check off "none of the above" when asked to identify...

Original post made on Jun. 4, 2012
Last comment by Alan, on Jun 12, 2012 at 10:30 am | 8 comments | 2394 Views

SCHOOLS & KIDS

Tim Hanretty pleads not guilty of embezzling funds from Portola Valley School District

Tim Hanretty pleaded not guilty this morning (June 19) to six counts of embezzlement from the Portola Valley School District,...

Original post made on Jun. 19, 2012
Last comment by Stephanie, on Jun 22, 2012 at 7:39 am | 8 comments | 1912 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton council nixes phone survey on library

After the vote was over, some in the audience wondered whether they were hallucinating. "Odd," one woman murmured while staring...

Original post made on Jun. 21, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Jun 23, 2012 at 4:27 pm | 8 comments | 1135 Views

MENLO PARK

$50,000 sought to speed work on Hillview campus

Menlo Park school district officials are determined to do what it takes to make sure that Hillview Middle School will be...

Original post made on Jul. 15, 2012
Last comment by unhappy taxpayer, on Jul 17, 2012 at 9:12 am | 8 comments | 983 Views

ATHERTON

Atherton Town Council, IPads and the Brown Act

It appears that the Atherton Town Council will shortly begin using town purchased IPads for town business. As is happening...

Original post made by concerned on Jul. 14, 2012
Last comment by Brown Act , on Jul 17, 2012 at 7:54 am | 8 comments | 1551 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Portola Valley may OK bike lane plan

Portola Valley's Town Council may back a plan to create a bike lane on westbound Alpine Road as it passes under Interstate...

Original post made on Jul. 24, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Jul 27, 2012 at 6:08 pm | 8 comments | 1169 Views

MENLO PARK

Menlo Park hires new human resources director

It may be time for Menlo Park's former human resources director, Glen Kramer, to start enjoying a leisurely retirement: the...

Original post made on Jul. 27, 2012
Last comment by Ex-City Employee, on Jul 31, 2012 at 10:44 am | 8 comments | 1272 Views

WOODSIDE

Farmers' market makes sole appearance

The town of Woodside advised the market organizers that the conditional use permit for the property at Skylonda did not permit...

Original post made on Aug. 14, 2012
Last comment by Member, on Aug 15, 2012 at 9:10 pm | 8 comments | 1624 Views

ATHERTON

Yes on Measure F - Lying or Delusion??

The just circulated mailer urging a Yes on Measure F states: "Build Atherton's New library - No Cost to Taxpayers". Either...

Original post made by Peter Carpenter on Oct. 12, 2012
Last comment by Peter Carpenter, on Oct 25, 2012 at 2:27 pm | 8 comments | 1906 Views

ATHERTON

Letter: Intimidating tactics in Atherton council race

I give the Atherton police an "A" for their professional actions under the leadership of Chief Flint and Lieutenant Wade. Read...

Original post made on Oct. 23, 2012
Last comment by Menlo Voter, on Oct 26, 2012 at 7:12 pm | 8 comments | 1194 Views

PORTOLA VALLEY

Hanretty aftermath: School districts take steps to prevent future financial misdeeds

While both the Woodside and Portola Valley school districts have put measures in place to try to make it more difficult for...

Original post made on Oct. 31, 2012
Last comment by Trust, on Nov 3, 2012 at 7:33 pm | 8 comments | 13683 Views
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